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xsrc/41881: selection cut in xterm

>Number:         41881
>Category:       xsrc
>Synopsis:       selection cut in xterm
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    xsrc-manager
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Wed Aug 12 20:05:00 +0000 2009
>Originator:     Ralph G
>Release:        NetBSD 5.0
NetBSD 5.0 NetBSD 5.0 (GENERIC) #0: Sun Apr 26 18:50:08 UTC 2009
It seems that xterm cuts the selection to 1024 bytes.

select a huge amount of text in an xterm and paste it, e.g., to wc(1)

surprisingly the problem disappears if a 8859-15 locale is used 

it seems that the config file
causes the problem, it seems to be wrong (outdated?) in xorg

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